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It's Raining Cats and Dogs

  • Livre Relié
  • 96 Nombre de pages
Offers insight into an autistic person's mind through classic figures of speech that contain confusing or contradictory wording, d... Lire la suite
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Description

Offers insight into an autistic person's mind through classic figures of speech that contain confusing or contradictory wording, drawings that show what he believes the expressions mean, and their actual meanings.

Auteur

Michael Barton is a student with high functioning autism. He is currently undertaking a Physics degree at the University of Surrey. He gives talks at conferences and schools about the positive aspects of being on the spectrum, hoping to provide encouragement for both parents and children. Michael is a talented musician, playing jazz piano and the French horn, and he also enjoys judo.



Texte du rabat

A witty and stylish insight into how people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder process language and interpret meaning.



Résumé
This book features 72 witty drawings illustrating how people on the autism spectrum interpret figurative language. It will inspire and give confidence to those on the spectrum to recognise figures of speech, feel less alienated and even use idioms themselves.

Contenu

Introduction.; 1. Classic idioms.; 2. Shortened expressions.; 3. Everyday expressions and sayings.; 4. Double meanings.; 5. Metaphors.; 6. Instructions and statements.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: It's Raining Cats and Dogs
Sous-titre: An Autism Spectrum Guide to the Confusing World of Idioms, Metaphors and Everyday Expressions
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Code EAN: 9781849052832
ISBN: 978-1-84905-283-2
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Genre: Médecine
nombre de pages: 96
Poids: 252g
Taille: H168mm x B189mm x T12mm
Année: 2011